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G.Skill Announces New 64GB and 128GB 2.5-inch Solid State Drives

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    G.Skill International, a world leader in high quality, extreme performance memory, today unveils affordable ultra-performance SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drives (SSDs) with 64GB and 128GB capacities. With NAND MLC flash storage medium, G.SKILL SATA II 2.5" Solid State Drives (SSDs) provide cost effective, ultra reliable and power-efficient performance hard drives for general consumers who want to improve mobile products.

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    Covered with a strong metal alloy housing, G.SKILL SSDs protect valuable data from any mishaps that should happen during travel, and the highly power efficient nature means a boost to battery life allowing longer on the go. Ensuring ultimate reliability, G.SKILL SSDs have impressive 1.5 million hour mean time before failure (MTBF) and with a Lifetime Warranty and ever ready technical back-up, G.Skill SSDs are the total storage solution.

    For more information, please visit G.Skill's product page.

    Source: G.Skill
     
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    Price?
     
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    thankfully they aren't using slc
     
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    What is slc? And Im interested in the price.
     
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    slc is believe is single cell layer technology and mlc is multi cell layer tech.. single cell is like whats used in flash drives, and multi cell is the new tech thats used in the good ssd's i believe.
     
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    And there is no price yet? :(
     
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    That is what they don't want you to know lol.
     
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    Haha, so true! It would be nice if I could get one in my laptop (too bad it's IDE though)..

    Could you imagine how much better battery life would be? And how much better it would perform!?
     
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    Huh?!? :eek: SLC > MLC, unless you want large capacity only and don't care about performance.

    I hope these drives aren't based on any Samsung SSD's, as they have a huge problem with random writes (due to the inefficient JMicron controller).
     
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    i could see spending 300, 350 tops for 128gb.... but if we start saying crap like that, they'll set it that high, haha.... right now im happy with my 250gb drive, all my favorite crap and im only using 40gb anyway, and like 30gb of backup..... all you guys with your librarys of music, haha, use hard drives....

    i predict by next year this time, these drives will be 300-350 bucks.... but im guessing about 600 for the price on these.... probably more though
     
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    Actually you're right. I just read the anandtech article again and I apparently had it backward.
     
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    Seriously. Is anyone even buying this overpriced crap?
     
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    the ssd price

    all friend the new gskill MLC 128 is around 300$
    and the 64G is 160$
     
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    the latest news is the new MLC H.D.D has Jmicron Chip with 1 controller
    But price is so perfect price as i tols at last post it is around 300$ for 128G
     
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    They read real good, but the get the stutters trying to write sometimes!
     

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